The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office has identified a man who was fatally wounded in a shooting Thursday night in the Lower 9th Ward.

Keith Jones, 27, was the victim of the shooting in the 6300 block of Burgundy Street that happened shortly before 11 p.m. Police said officers arrived on the scene to find that Jones had been taken to St. Bernard Parish Hospital in a private vehicle.

Jones, who had been shot multiple times, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police asked anyone with information on the killing to call Detective Leonard Bendy or any Homicide Division detective at (504) 658-5300.

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